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'Lincoln' Trailer: Being Lincoln Is a Real Rough Time

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Our stateliest awards bait is almost here: Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the President, Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln, and Tommy Lee Jones as Tommy Lee Jones in Grandma's wig. In this full trailer for the film, first everyone yells at Lincoln, then Lincoln gets sick of it and starts yelling and finger-pointing back, then Tommy Lee Jones shows up and is like, "Hey, it's me. Tommy Lee Jones. Does this hair play?" But paired with a sweeping score, it all feels expectedly epic, harrowing, and triumphant. This thing is going to win so many small man statuettes.

  • October 4, 2012
    In the wake of last night's presidential debates, here's a new Lincoln trailer to remind everyone that being the U.S. President is a super rough, demoralizing job, so give the guy a break for standing out there looking fed up with it when he'd rather be out celebrating his marr... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2011
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  • October 25, 2012
    A true method actor, devoted to his craft right down to the way he dicks around on his iPhone, Daniel Day-Lewis apparently immersed himself so deeply in the role of Lincoln that he would send his co-stars in-character texts, and they were meant to act like that wasn't really an... / Continue →
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